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Two women find comedy and agony as they scatter the ashes of a friend. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The last trees to drop their leaves are the ashes and the oaks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Another 470,000 could be forced to flee due to volcanic ash in the air. Smithsonian Mag (2017)STAFF at a crematorium tricked a family by scattering the wrong ashes. The Sun (2017)A memorial service will be held next month and his ashes scattered over the battlefield. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Supply chain management is a demanding role at the best of times, let alone when there is an ash cloud to contend with. Computing (2010)He and the management are already discussing the coming summer and next winter 's Ashes. The Sun (2016)He died in October 2009 and the family intended to take his ashes to be scattered at his favourite seaside place. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Young ash trees are also acquiring a pale yellow look. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The hotel was busy with passengers whose flights had been grounded because of the volcanic ash alert. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Here is a world where the sun has been smothered by a sky of grey ash. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The risk to people on the ground is negligible because the ash is so high. The Sun (2010)The family joke was that her secret ingredient was cigarette ash. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Who knew soap is made of wood ash and lard? The Sun (2011)BRITAIN'S airports dramatically reopened last night after five days shut by the volcano ash scare. The Sun (2010)It dropped the merest layer of fine ash over his sandals. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)Where do you want your ashes scattered? Times, Sunday Times (2013)But then because of the ash cloud the flights got cancelled. The Sun (2013)The ash tree has always been loved. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Jet aircraft engines in particular are susceptible to damage from volcanic ash. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The eruption also shot a plume of sulphur dioxide gas and ash so high that it punched into the stratosphere. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This might mean oak or ash. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They need only to win one of the matches to regain the Ashes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Australian websites are simultaneously creaking with demand for the winter Ashes series. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Mountain ash will go too, soon. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is not enough to aim simply to retain the Ashes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The rest was simply and solidly made from elm, ash or oak. Malory: The Life and Times of King Arthur's Chronicler (2005)No one was killed by the lava or ash, but three people were killed by lightning from the eruption. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I think we can still win the Ashes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)BELIEVE it or not, ash grey streaks are the hottest hair colour this season. The Sun (2010)They came to Australia needing only to share the series to regain the Ashes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was away playing Australia for the Ashes that winter and scored three consecutive centuries. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There's something about an Ashes win that puts a misplaced swagger in our stride. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'ash'
British English: ash NOUN
Ash is the grey or black powdery substance that is left after something is burnt.
A cloud of volcanic ash is spreading across a wide area.
Definition of ash from the Collins English Dictionary
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